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Watch as 100-year-old ship is transformed into hotel in the Water of Leith


A 100-year-old former Royal Navy minesweeper is slowly being transformed into a luxury hotel in the Water of Leith.

The Friends of the Water of Leith Basin have posted a video showing the work inside the luxury yacht as it rediscovers its elegant past.

First launched in 1919, the vessel which would become known as the Ocean Mist had a fascinating history throughout the 20th Century.

Originally called HMS Samuel Green, she missed the war and went on to have a more glamorous life.

In 1921 the speed breaking racer millionaire Kenelm Guinness of the Irish brewing company snapped up the…



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